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Buddha idols, religious books disappearing from Upper Dolpa

Published On: August 29, 2018 03:20 PM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Aug 29: With the buddha idols and religious books disappearing day by day, smugglers have now been targeting monasteries of archeological importance in Upper Dolpa.

Health workers deprived of salaries for months, preparing for protest

Published On: August 18, 2018 02:10 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Aug 18: Health workers of five-health posts of Tripurasunadari Municipality of Dolpa have been deprived of their salaries for the last four months.

Dolpa locals refuse to buy subsidized rice due to high price

Published On: July 31, 2018 02:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, July 31: The government has been distributing subsidized rice to the people living in the remote and mountain districts since long. However, the locals of the mountain district Dolpa have stopped buying the rice distributed by the government stating that it is expensive in comparison to the locally available rice.

School closed for two days after students start fainting

Published On: July 22, 2018 04:30 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOPLA, July 22: A case of mass hysteria reportedly broke loose in Tripura Sundari Municipality-1 of Dolpa district, causing a school to shut down for two days.

25-year-old man arrested for raping a teenage girl

Published On: July 16, 2018 10:51 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, July 16: Police today arrested Jit Bahadur Shahi, 25, on charge of raping a fourteen-year-old girl.

Bad weather leaves Rajesh Hamal stranded in Dolpa for days

Published On: July 4, 2018 04:05 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, July 4: It's been four days since Rajesh Hamal, one of the most popular actors of the Nepali film industry, has been stuck in Dolpa as his flights got delayed due to bad weather.On June 28, Hamal took a flight to district headquarters Dunai for attending a cultural program.

Officials' absence affects service delivery in Tripurasundari Municipality

Published On: May 6, 2018 05:16 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 6: The absence of officials in Tripurasundari Municipality has not only affected the day to day work but has also greatly disappointed the service seekers.

Students swarm to highlands for picking Yarsa

Published On: May 1, 2018 03:23 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, May 1: Schools in remote areas of Dolpa have started wearing a deserted look as students prepare to head toward the highlands for picking Yarsagumba, a valuable herb with aphrodisiac properties.

Dalits enter temple for first time in 960 years

Published On: March 25, 2018 09:15 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, March 25: Members of the Dalit community recently took a big step, entering the renowned temple of Bala Tripura Sundari Bhagwati at Tanke Danda of Tripura Sundari Municipality-1, Dolpa for the first time.

Snowfall affects life in Dolpa

Published On: February 14, 2018 07:13 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Feb 14: Continuous snowfall in Dolpa district since Monday morning has severely affected normal life in the district. The locals have been confined to their homes as traveling to even the neighboring settlements has come to a grinding halt.

Dolpa leaders in India to study grape farming

Published On: January 29, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOPLA, Jan 29: A group of nine local political leaders of Dolpa are currently in Nasik of India to study grape farming.

Dalit villages finally get clean drinking water

Published On: January 6, 2018 09:20 AM NPT By: BISHNU PRASAD DEVKOTA

DOLPA, Jan 6: There were days when the Dalit people of Dolpa had to walk for three long hours to fetch water from a local river. Despite knowing that the muddy water of the river is harmful to their health, they had no other option but to drink it for survival. However, there days have changed for good after a drinking water tap was installed in their locality for the first time.